Archive for September 27th, 2018

N Korea Nuke Test Triggered Earthquakes for Eight Months, Scientists Say

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Haaretz | 6:00 AM

The aftershocks were small but were detected by advanced seismic technology all over Eurasia, Columbia U. reports in new paper Earthquakes still can’t be predicted, [...]
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Japan PM Abe open to summit with N. Korea’s Kim

Japan PM Abe open to summit with N. Korea’s Kim

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, a longtime hardliner on North Korea, said Tuesday he was willing to meet Kim Jong Un after the once reclusive leader’s historic [...]
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Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But he said that he takes [...]
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Farmers fear China will never return to the US soybean market

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Fox Business | 6:00 AM

It’s late September in the ?elds of Iowa. The soybean harvest is just beginning, and it’s about 10 percent better than usual. In normal times, Ron Heck would be [...]
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Johor Sultan annoyed at English-Chinese local council letter

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today criticised an Iskandar Puteri city councillor for writing an official letter in English and Chinese. Sultan Ibrahim stressed [...]
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Japan PM Abe open to summit with N. Korea’s Kim

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, a longtime hardliner on North Korea, said Tuesday he was willing to meet Kim Jong Un after the once reclusive leader’s historic [...]
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Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis on Tuesday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing government, will have the final [...]
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China nixes US warship port visit, recalls admiral from US

China nixes US warship port visit, recalls admiral from US

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has pulled the plug on a US warship’s scheduled visit to Hong Kong, and scrapped plans for a top admiral to meet with his US counterpart in Washington, officials [...]
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Pope confirms he will have last word on naming China bishops

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis said on Tuesday that he will have the last word on naming bishops in China after a “bilateral dialogue” on candidates, days after an historic accord [...]
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Europe, Russia and China join forces with a new mechanism to dodge Iran sanctions

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* European Union’s foreign policy chief announced Monday that the bloc was creating a new payment mechanism to allow countries to transact with Iran while avoiding US [...]
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Trump’s $250 billion in China tariffs are now in effecthere’s what could get more expensive

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on Chinese products went into effect on Monday. Many Americans are left wondering if they’ll end up paying more for the [...]
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Trump tells world leaders: ‘We will no longer tolerate abuse’ on trade

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* President Donald Trump defends his administration’s tariff policy, telling major allies that the United States will not tolerate “abuse” on trade. * On [...]
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Chinese state-owned marine builder says to work with Singapore trader to buy fuel

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

The marine construction unit of the state-owned China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) on Tuesday signed an agreement to work with Singapore-based commodities [...]
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Trump puts China on blast during UN speech, says Beijing’s economic policies ‘cannot be tolerated’

Trump puts China on blast during UN speech, says Beijing’s economic policies ‘cannot be tolerated’

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump on Tuesday went after China during a speech to the UN general Assembly, taking direct aim at Beijing’s trade practices and economic system. [...]
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Beijing pushes ahead with opening up its financial sector despite trade tensions

27-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* “I hope in three years’ time, there will be a number of foreign ventures qualified for full-license, full-ownership operation in the financial sector,” [...]
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